Lauren Conrad shows off love for doggy

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Puppy Love

It’s common knowledge by now that Lauren Conrad has the utmost love for all her precious canine children, making them apart of their family where the love has gone on for years, those that have passed on and those that continue to live on with Lauren and husband, William Tell, and two children as Lauren posted this little cute Instagram photo on Thursday.

There she is, Lauren’s cute canine rolling around in so many cute ways that stop the world of Instagram in its tracks, without the need to bring shock and awe to one’s ego Instagram status.

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Zang Toi walks ‘New York, New York’ down the FW20 runway at New York Fashion Week

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City Hard

For those of us who’ve stepped into New York City for the very first time, there’s nothing but amazement at what’s in front of us, it’s that feeling that we need to be in this city more than one time, it’s an addiction in a good way, we need to come back as often as we can, if not move here eventually, that’s the same feeling Zang Toi felt when he stepped into New York City his first time, it’s the very thing that drives Zang Toi used for his fall/ winter 2020 collection that was walked at Pier 59 Studios in New York City back on Saturday, February 8 during New York Fashion Week.

In Zang Toi’s words, the “New York, New York” collection was inspired by the city that Zang Toi fell in love with the very first time he stepped foot in 38 years ago.

The chic Upper-East-Side contrast with the downtown art scene that inspires the sophisticated blacks and grays, as well as the vibrant pop-art red, pink, orange, blue, and taxi-cab yellow.

The “New York, New York” grand finale of the runway program showcases a lineup of hand-beaded iconic New York skylines, which radiates the non-stop 24/7 life in all kinds of shades and colors that define New York City everyday.

There’s no stopping what Zang Toi and his talented creative mind can put from ink and paper to thread, fabric, and dyes, it’s evident every time in the Zang Toi collections over many seasons.

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IMG announces preliminary designer schedule for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

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The Power Of Down Under

IMG has announced its preliminary designer schedule for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA), taking place from 11-15 May, 2020 at Carriageworks in Sydney. The schedule will feature the Resort 2021 collections from returning designers AjeAnna Quan, Bec + Bridge, BONDI BORN, and Ten Pieces, and newcomers Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation(DAAFF), Ixiah and Lillian Khallouf.

As part of MBFWA’s first-ever integrated consumer offering, MBFWA: The Experience, designers alice McCALLAqua BlubassikeIxiah, Lillian KhalloufGinger & SmartMariam SeddiqMatteauSteven KhalilTigerlily and We Are Kindred will offer access to consumers through a select number of tickets at their shows.

In their MBFWA debut, DAAFF will present The Australian Indigenous Fashion Showcase for the industry and consumers that celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, culture and creativity through fashion, and will be the first presentation for many of the participating designers on Sydney’s global stage.

NextGen, IMG’s programme that supports and mentors emerging Australian fashion designers, will return to the schedule with a consumer-integrated show. The programme has helped discover and launch the careers of Akira, Camilla and Marc, Kate Sylvester and sass & bide at MBFWA since 1996.

“As we celebrate the 25th year of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, it is incredibly exciting to welcome this intersection of emerging and established designers that represent the vibrant and diverse fabric of our country, during this significant moment for Australian fashion,” said Natalie Xenita, Executive Director of IMG’s fashion events group, Asia-Pacific region. “Fashion Week Australia has established itself as one of the world’s most innovative showcases right here in Sydney, and we are pleased to announce this lineup of designers who have embraced the integrated consumer offering to connect with fashion’s most passionate consumers,” continued Xenita.

MBFWA: The Experience packages are available now at http://mbfashionweek.com/tickets.php

Press and industry registration for MBFWA 2020 is open online via: https://auregistration.launchmetrics.com/

Designer expressions of interest for the Suites, MBFWA’s on-site trade showrooms, are open online via: http://mbfashionweek.com/the-suites.php

Fashion Week Australia is an IMG event, supported by Mercedes-Benz and Destination NSW, the New South Wales Government’s tourism and major events agency. In addition to Mercedes-Benz and Destination NSW, MBFWA is made possible through the support of City of Sydney, AEG, DHL, Moët & Chandon, TONI&GUY, Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics, Hunter Lab, ghd hair, Disaronno, GlamCorner, Vittoria Coffee, San Pellegrino, Tempus Two, QT Hotels and Resorts, Hollywood Fashion Secrets and Made by Fressko.

The digital home for MBFWA is http://www.mbfashionweek.com/Australia and @FashionWeekAus across Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, where fans may follow along through the official event hashtag, #MBFWA.

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Lauren Conrad rooms in need of a refresh by LC Lauren Conrad

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Bring It To Life

There’s always that one room, or all those one rooms that are in desperate need of a makeover, sometimes it’s been 10 or more years, or even a couple years since you last gave the room a refresh, and it’s not always in the budget to do a top to bottom renovation of a room, let alone a house, but all a room may need in the best case are a few change or linens, Lauren Conrad recruits LC Lauren Conrad at Kohl’s today to give rooms that deserve a refresh.

Lauren starts out with the bathroom, a place that has the most activity next to the kitchen, bring in LC Kohl’s and their textured diamond and fashion medallion hand towels, there’s only one place to get recharge after a long day, and that’s the bed with the 300 thread count organic cotton sateen sheet set along with a quilt set in full bloom, the kitchen table is where many unforgettable family moments happen for better or worse, have on tap the iridescent stemless wine glass, pink watercolor bowl and salad plate, and table runner coming soon.

The walls are the first impression you get when walking into a home, make sure you have circle shelf wall decor, terrazzo photo clip table decor, ceramic mini bud vases 3 piece set, and smile metal table decor, and the floors are important too with, so be on the lookout for LC Lauren Conrad throw pillow and rug coming soon.

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Negris LeBeum FW20 80’s Sunset retro at New York Fashion Week

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Time Capsule In Progress

There are a lot of great things about the 1980’s, like the music, the technology, the people born in that decade (including Daniel plus Lauren born in 1981), and don’t forget the clothes especially, Negris LeBrum did the 80’s true justice on Sunday, February 9 at New York Fashion Week with their new Sunset collection that goes hand in hand with the fall/ winter 2020 season.

The Negris LeBrum Sunset collection represents the brand’s long-standing usage of black as the primary color and infusing black gold hues like the descent of the sun below a horizon.

This fall/ winter collection consists of furs, leathers, wools, and silks, colors are fused with golds, sunflower furs, and gold silk prints.

The collection is inspired by the vibes of the 80’s, hairstyles and makeup help set the tone for this collection by fusing the style of Prince from “Purple Rain” and David Bowie, it’s about sex appeal and being fierce on the runway.

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Lauren Conrad rolls out polka dot fashions

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A Hail Of Style

Polka dots are apparently hard to miss, they’re on every accessory, item, and most clothes we buy every now and then, polka dots have been part of the American fabric of fashion for as long as we can remember, so Lauren Conrad found a whole selection of fashions today devoted to polka dots, including ones from LC Lauren Conrad at Kohl’s.

LC Lauren Conrad rolls with the punches of polka dots with their polka dot ruffle shell and ruffle midi skirt all coming in pink, there’s also the puff sleeve midi wrap dress with green polka dots on a canvas of white, plus ASOS design has a maxi midi dress skirt and plisse tie front jumpsuit paying it forward to the polka dots.

J. Crew also rolls out polka dots with their vintage straight pant in polka dot stretch chino, Topshop black spot ruffle tie blouse, Minkpink Be Someone Maxi Dress, Madewell silk camp shirt in inkbrush dots, and Tularosa Sharell dress, as well as a polka dot satin midi dress and asymmetric wrap midi skirt.

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Kristin Cavallari finally reunites with Audrina Patridge & Heidi Montag on ‘Very Cavallari’

Homecoming In The Music City

Nashville ,Tennessee is known historically for being a country music mecca of the world, crossover acts like Taylor Swift, Shania Twain, and Kasey Musgraves give Nashville even more reason to visit, plus Nashville has seen unprecedented growth with its population, making downtown a surprisingly hot destination, where Kristin Cavallari set up shop for Uncommon James, and where Thursday’s episode of “Very Cavallari” carried the long-awaited “Hills” reunion of Audrina Patridge and Heidi Montag with their former second chief-in-command after OG, Lauren Conrad, left.

Kristin, Audrina, and Heidi all caught up while reflecting back on their time on “The Hills”, the trio even went partying in the music city after reuniting for awhile, but it was Kristin’s recent friendship demise with Kelly Henderson that got Audrina and Heidi talking, Audrina met up with one of Kelly’s friends saying that Kelly only did “Very Cavallari” as a favor to Kristin for 2 seasons, but Kristin argues that it gave Kelly a boost in her career because of it.

Up and onward with love, it starts with Justin and Scoot exploring their future, talking to a love therapist on what the next steps should be, Justin discovers that it’s okay to be cheesy when it comes to love, because it’s the biggest, the only, and most important thing you have when you’re in love with someone you’ve been seeing for awhile now.

Love continues on with Brittany and PJ taking their dating to the next level, after putting together a just-delivered futon, and talking things over, Brittany and PJ make it official becoming boyfriend and girlfriend.

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Review: Nightfood Ice Cream gives you late night cravings, and puts you to sleep

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Enjoy, Then Snooze

Nightfood gave me the opportunity to review an ice cream of theirs that’s proven not only popular, but the main objective here is Nightfood is formulated to help you sleep better, a health conscious individual like Daniel plus Lauren who’s always hitting the weights and balancing their macros couldn’t wait to take on Nightfood, and was pleasantly surprised by the balance of carbohydrates, fats, and protein, plus their unique flavors.

My flavor last night obviously was milk and cookie dough, right around 10:35 p.m. EST as yours truly finally settled down and needed to balance their carbohydrates with protein and fat for the day, yours truly committed to just having half a pint, but ended up eating the whole thing, and guess what happened after eating the pint, nothing, what was missing was being obnoxiously full after a pint of typical ice cream before bed, or sugared up before bed, or feeling a super-induced coma which would lead to bad, shorten sleep later on in the night, plus a belly turned upside down.

Along with the lack of fullness after eating a whole pint of Nightfood, yours truly 25 to 30 minutes in around 11:15 p.m. EST got tired, sleepy, and ready for a full night’s sleep (which did happen by the way in the realm of 6 to 7 hours), not even the allure of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” could keep my sleep at bay, it was light’s out at 11:40 p.m. EST.

This morning felt real good waking up, after 6 to 7 hours of sleeping all night and barely waking up once during it, sleeping nearly 6 hours did it, but another hour leading up to around 6:40 a.m. EST sealed the deal, and finally getting up after 7 a.m. EST got my day off right, and my day so far is pretty good and well-rested.

It’s not only the sleep that yours truly just got that makes Nightfood Ice Cream good, but it’s the balance of carbohydrates, protein, and fat in an excellent way that excites Daniel plus Lauren the most, it’s far less sugar per serving, only 360 calories for an entire pint, more fiber, added minerals and digestive additives, and no artificial sweeteners or erythriol normally found in regular ice cream.

Every ingredient found in Nightfood lives up to being that late-night food that won’t hurt your short-term or long-term goals, so you could eat the whole thing, plus it helps you sleep, and a full night too.

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Lauren Conrad’s denim LC Lauren Conrad 2020 trends of right now

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Wear What’s Hot

With each new year brings new trends, trends in health, exercise, hangouts, and clothing styles, but 2020 has barely started, let alone nowhere near a quarter of the way ending, so let’s start easy with one trend that Lauren Conrad loves, it’s denim, a fresh go to style for the last one to two years, which Lauren devotes wholeheartedly to today with help from her LC Lauren Conrad collection at Kohl’s.

It’s always good to extend your reach for your love of denim beyond the status quo of denim jackets, so Lauren places special love on cropped wide leg jeans that are extremely comfortable, and can be worn with anything, the big win so far in 2020 even beyond the democratic primary are flared denim jeans which Lauren loves because flared denim have the ability to enhance anyone style in a heartbeat, and rise above the rest with high rise denim jeans that flatter any body type while great with cropped sweaters or a French tuck.

Just being a mom is an extremely hard and stressful task, so you need every comfort possible, which is why mom denim jeans will always be the piece to rely on that are stylish with their loose fit and straight leg, and the last trend today is non-denim, coming in luxe and cozy fabrics like velvet and corduroy which diversify your options.

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Asia Fashion Collection (AFC) catwalks the 7th time at New York Fashion Week

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The Best From Home

The purpose of the Asia Fashion Collection is to discover and nurture young designers who are from Asia. Organized by Vantan Inc. and PARCO. Co. Ltd., AFC FW20 debuted Monday night at New York Fashion Week showing both menswear and womenswear.

Seven brands revealed their collections during the runway show. All of the brands and designers are from Asian countries.

1) KTOKA by Shiki Cara Kataoka – Japan @ktoka_garments

2) VEGAN TIGER by Yang Yoona – South Korea @vegan_tiger

3) ito by Kurumi Ito, Taisho Takenaka – Japan @iiitttooo

4) zizi shi by Chaohua Shi – Parsons (born in China) 

5) chalisa by Chalisa Anekvorakul – Thailand @ccchalisa

6) SEANNUNG by Liao Sean Nung – Taiwan @seannung_official

7) aNANA tih sayim by Nana Miyashita – Japan @ananatihsayim


Over 360 guests arrived consisting of press and buyers from all over the world attended the show and applauded each up in coming designers from Asia.

Notable attendees include:
Business of Fashion, WWD español, WWD Japan, Harper’s Bazaar Italy, Glamour, Grazia, VICE,
Dazed, Instyle Thailand, Salvatore Ferragamo, Estee Lauder, Covergirl, Briogeo, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks fifth avenue, Moda OPERANDI, Macy’s, MTV, Fashion TV France, Fashion TV Latin America, Fox News, Huffington Post, Kamiah Adams (Spouse of NBA player Bradley Beal), Erin Gibbs (Fox News), Amir Arison (Actor, Director), Cognac Wellerlane, Chris Lavish (Fashion Week Online.com), Jason C. Peters, Ka Wa Key, Official Rebrand, Kanako Takase, Amin & Amir Butler’s (@butlertwin_)

About Asia Fashion Collection (AFC)

An incubation project produced and supported by Vantan Inc. and PARCO, in cooperation with other Asia-based partners. AFC is passionate about widening the reach of the fashion industry by fostering the growth of the continent’s most promising up-and-coming designers.

AFC’s Judge includes: Kaname Murakami (Editor in Chief, WWD Japan), Masaya Kubota (Director of First Business Affairs Department, BEAMS), Daiki Nakane (TOKYO BASE STUDIOUS Brand Director/ Buyer), Chihiro Sekine (Women’s Merchandiser, Isetan Mitsukoshi), and Fumiya Yoshinouchi (Editorial Board/Director, fashionsnap.com)  http://asiafashioncollection.com/


About Vantan Inc.

The history of Vantan began over 53 years ago in a small garage in Ebisu, Tokyo. Led by a team of visionary professionals, Vantan now provides a wide range of programs in the Creative Arts. These include fashion, hairstyling, makeup artistry, cosmetology, graphic design, film, photography, game design, animation, manga, sound design and culinary arts. With over 195,000 graduates to date, Vantan’s unique approach to hands-on, business-oriented education has solidified it as a vanguard institution.

Notable alumni includes: Kunihiko Morinaga (Designer/Owner, 2019 LVMH finalist ANREALAGE), Kanako Takase (Makeup Artist), Daiki Suzuki (Owner/Designer, Engineered Garments) http://www.vantan.jp

About PARCO CO.,LTD.

Since the establishment of Ikebukuro PARCO in 1969, they have actively sought to showcase culture in all forms. Though they deal primarily in fashion, they are also involved in music, visual art, drama, and have brought a splash of color to consumer culture, as a whole. These initiatives have established PARCO as a creative space, allowing them to attract a great number of people with enormous talent. Together they are enlarging a circle of creativity that’s paving the way for the next cultural movement. http://www.parco.co.jp

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